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Tongue Bay, Whitsunday Island

Hill Inlet Tongue Bay Whitsunday Escape Whitehaven Beach

Whitsunday Escape Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet

Tongue Bay offers a secure anchorage in the right conditions. From here you can enjoy the bushwalk up to the famous Hill Inlet Lookout, which looks south down the spectacular Whitehaven Beach.

Beach only accessible at low tide, take care with your plans.

In addition to the bushwalk, Tongue Bay is a good spot for:

  • Spotting turtles
  • Kayaking
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling in the right conditions
  • Sunbathing
  • Photography

Nautical Information

Wind protection only from

  • North
  • North West
  • West
  • South West
  • South
  • South East

Moorings available.

Hot Tip

  • Best done at low tide.
  • The walk up to the lookout is only about 700m one way and a gentle gradient.
  • Turn off down to Lookout Beach and walk on the sands of Hill Inlet.